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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
November 5, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Study Session will include an Executive Session 
discussing Personnel and Property Acquisition. 

Agenda 6:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1. Mayor Pauley will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Brooks.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 22, 2012 and Minutes of the meeting of October 29, 2012(Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. A Special Ordinance amending Appendix A, Article VIII of the Code of Ordinances regarding Solar Energy Systems. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $32,014.62 to Michael Heber (Crawford & Company) for Worker's Compensation settlement

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,689.00 to Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of October.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $507,369.26 to Utility Service Company for services provided for the Reservoir Water Tower Repair project. (230) 

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,782.27 to Langman Construction for the repair of street pavement at the intersection of 4th Avenue and 24th Street. (234)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $22,432.50 to Kelly Construction for services provided for the 2012 Mudjacking Program project. (235)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #16 in the amount of $128,879.63 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works Department Street Garage project. (236)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $36,730.00 to Municipal and Contractors Sealing Products, Inc. for services provided for the 2012 Manhole Lining Program project. (237)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #13 in the amount of $1,598,577.83 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (238)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of October 19 through October 25 in the amount of $1,146,053.35 and October 26 through November 1 in the amount of $493,209.52. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Payroll for the weeks of October 15 through October 28 in the amount of $1,271,590.06. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a State bid for the purchase of 3,200 tons of rock salt at $62.05 per ton from Morton Salt Company in the amount of $198,560.00. (Motion whether or not to approve participation in the state bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (295)
RC 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of a blended anti-ice product, recommending the bid be awarded to Ossian, Inc. in the amount of $13,000.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.)  (244)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for a three year lease/maintenance agreement for employee uniforms, recommending the bid be awarded to Phelps Uniform Service Company. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (239)
RC* 14. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending increasing the Capital Improvement Fund in the amount of $3,081.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
RC* 15. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending a budget transfer decreasing the 1st Avenue Extension in Columbia Park budget in the amount of $50,000.00 and establishing a budget in the amount of $50,000.00 for landscaping improvements completed by LRC Developers, Inc. to City owned property in Columbia Park. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
RC* 16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a policy change for documenting pre-development impervious areas as it relates to the Storm Water Control Ordinance. (Motion whether or not to approve that developers document pre-development impervious areas by either of the two methods as stated in the report.) (233)   
RC*  17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request for reimbursement to Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation as it relates to the New Old Chicago Redevelopment Addition for the cost of complying with the post-construction storm water control requirements of the ordinance up to a maximum amount of $130,000.00. (Motion whether or not to deny the reimbursement as recommended.) (240)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request urging the City Council to preliminarily agree to join with Landmarks Illinois and others as a "friend of the court" in the appeal of Hanna and Mrowka v. the City of Chicago. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, and authorize the City Manager to sign the representation agreement as amicus curiae once the proper documents are prepared by Landmarks Illinois counsel.)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the IKE Disaster Planning Grant, recommending adopting and approving multiple policies as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to adopt and approve the policies as recommended and authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute the required IKE Disaster Planning Grant certifications and policies.)
  20. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a neighborhood petition from the residents on 15th Street Court to allow vehicles to park "head in" instead of parallel to allow more parking. (Motion whether or not to approve the request to allow "head in" parking as recommended, ban parking on Mondays between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:00 pm and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (221)
  21. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to install a handicapped parking space at 1104 12th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (222)
  22. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a neighborhood petition requesting to install residential parking (Type B) on the east side of 31st Street between 14th and 15th Avenues. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (223)
  23. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the removal of a handicapped parking space at 1100 6th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (224)
24. Other Business.

25. Executive Session on Personnel and Property Acquisition. 

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, November 12, 2012.
RC* Roll Call vote is needed.

This agenda may be obtained in accessible formats by qualified persons with a disability by making appropriate arrangements from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, by contacting City Clerk Aleisha Patchin at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at:1528 Third Avenue Rock Island, IL, 61201